AEA offers Scholarship opportunities for Members and family members of AEA members. The 7 separate programs listed below are available each year. Last year AEA provided $11,000 worth of scholarships thru these programs.
The COL Carl F. Baswell Fallen Engineer Memorial Scholarship benefits a son, daughter, or spouse of a Fallen Engineer who lost their life in either Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF).
The COL Carl F. Baswell Combat Wounded Engineer Scholarship benefits an Army Engineer who received combat wounds resulting in the presentation of the Purple Heart in either OEF or OIF. Application for this award is available at right.
The MG Leif J. Sverdrup Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to an active or reserve component junior grade officer CPT or lower and to an active or reserve component warrant officer W-1 or W-2. The application deadline is June 30.
The CSM Robert W. Elkey Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to up to three active or reserve component junior enlisted soldiers, SSG and below. Annual application deadline is June 30.
The Mr. Saul Horowitz Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is presented to a Department of the Army civilian engineer in grade GS-9 and below. The application deadline is June 30.
The Beardslee Scholarship is presented in honor of Colonel Harold Beardslee, the scholarship is for AEA family members and is awarded to four individuals who are spouses, sons, or daughters of AEA members. No more than one award may be given to a single individual. The application deadline is April 30.
The AEA Congressman David L. Hobson STEM Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 each is awarded to up to three individuals annually. The scholarship is sponsored by Trimble, a leading provider of advanced positioning solutions that maximize productivity and enhance profitability. The scholarship is to honor Mr. Hobson’s lifetime achievements in the advancement of military civil engineering, and to recognize Mr. Hobson for his commitment and dedication to improve the quality of life of our troops by improving facilities, housing, and opportunities for advanced education. This annual competition is open to qualified AEA members or family members of AEA members who are full-time undergraduate students pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The application deadline is March 3.